The ICIS Weekly Margin – Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene Asia Variable Margins Analytics is published weekly

  • ICIS margins complement ICIS’ highly regarded pricing data and provide a clear indication of the direction of business cash costs and cash margins. This informs market positioning by sellers, buyers and traders.
  • The methodology document describes the business model, the margin calculation, and the model yield pattern and calculation.
  • It identifies the pricing inputs used to generate the full content of the model output, including both contract and spot prices where they exist for different products within the region.
  • It identifies the production processes covered in the region.

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Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene Asia Variable Margin Analytics Methodology – 28 May 2019


This document provides methodology support for customers using ICIS ABS Asia Variable Margins. ICIS continuously develops, reviews and revises its methodologies in consultation with industry participants. For a copy of an archived methodology document, please email To find out more, please see ABS Asia Margin Methodology 28 May 2019